Top 7 Uttarakhand Tourist Destinations

Today we will discuss the most popular Uttarakhand Tourist Destinations. Uttarakhand, Land of untouched natural beauty and spirituality. Uttarakhand is a Himalayan state in northern India, famously known as “Land of Gods” slashed out from Uttar Pradesh. The state was formerly known as “Uttaranchal”. 

Uttarakhand is a popular pilgrimage site, as it has the originating spot of the Ganga and Yamuna, two of the most sacred rivers for Hindus. It has many beautiful places to visit in Summer as well as in Winters such as Auli, Chopta, Nainital, Maussoorie and has various tourist attractive activities like Trekking, Skiing, Artificial lakes, Mountains etc. There are many such places that are must visit such as Jim Corbett National Park, Rishikesh, Char Dham, Chopta, Mukteshwar, Mussoorie etc.

List of Popular Uttarakhand Tourist Destinations

1. Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is a segment of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, i.e. Project Tiger Reserve lies in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Here you will see forest, animals, and natural beauty.

2. Char Dham

Badrinath and Gangotri are accessible by road. But the other two destinations of Kedarnath and Yamunotri require extensive trekking. Nearby railway station is at Rishikesh. 

3. Rishikesh

It is one of the most populated cities in the state of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is known as the pilgrimage town and regarded as one of the holiest places for Hinduism. Placed in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India.  Also known as the “Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas” and “Yoga Capital of the World”. 

4. Chopta

Chopta is a small region of endless meadows and evergreen forest located about 368 km from Delhi.It leads to Tungnath temple, one can also trek further to reach Chandrashila summit. 

5. Nainital

Nainital is commonly known as the city of lakes. Nothing can beat the feeling of sipping a coconut juice and having a perfect summer feel while boating at the Naini Lake. We can go for sightseeing to places like Snow view point, Bhimtal, Sattal and can also enjoy the night walk and shopping on the Mall road. 

6. Mukteshwar

Located high on the Kumaon hills of Nainital district. It is a hot pick out of all the Uttarakhand Tourist Destinations. Mukteshwar attracts many tourists due to the 350 year old Shiva temple.

7. Mussoorie

It is touted to be the ‘Queen of Hills’ and attracts many tourists every year to visit famous Uttarakhand destinations which also makes this the most beautiful place in Uttarakhand. Things to do Visit the National Parks, Lakes, Kempty Falls, Benog Hill & Jwalaji Temple. From Dehradun, Mussoorie is just an hour’s journey away.

Final Thoughts!!

These are the most popular Uttarakhand Tourist Destinations. It was quite difficult to choose best as there are a lot of places to visit in Uttarakhand. But somehow we manage to select by their popularity. If there is any mistake above let us know. If you like this blog, please share it. I hope you find the answer of Best Places to Visit in Summer in India. Thanks For Reading!!!.

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